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Job summary

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Various Wards and Departments
Band 5
  • Full time
  • Part time
Full and Part time hours available
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Swansea Bay University Health Board
Employer type
Vacancies across various hospital sites
£27,055 - £32,934 per annum (pro rata if part time)
Salary period
29/03/2023 23:59

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Staff Nurse

Band 5

Welcome to Swansea Bay University Health Board. We welcome applications from people who share our values: caring for each other, working together and always improving.    

Swansea Bay University Health Board reserve the right to close this vacancy after 24 hours if a large number of suitable applications are received. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post.

Prior consideration for this vacancy will be given to staff currently awaiting redeployment and we therefore reserve the right to withdraw this advert at any stage.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh.  Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.


Job overview

We are looking for exceptional Band 5 Staff Nurses to join our Health Board, including Morriston, Neath Port Talbot, Gorseinon and Singleton Hospital Service groups. We have opportunities across a number of exciting areas, including:


Trauma & Orthopaedic Ward

Cardiac wards



Renal (West and Liz Baker Dialysis Units)



Artificial Limbs and Appliance Service

Burns and Plastics

Emergency Department - (ED/ Accident and Emergency/ A&E)

Children's Emergency Unit


Neath Port Talbot Hospital:

Stroke Rehab

Elderly Care




Elderly Care

Stroke Rehab


Cardiac and Endocrine


Please state your area of interest in the supporting information section on your application.

The above is not an exhaustive list and if you don’t see an area you are interested in, please get in touch to let us know. We can contact the relevant area to confirm if they have vacancies and then pass on your application so that if suitable, an interview can be coordinated with them.

Either email us at or apply to this vacancy, stating your area of interest in the Supporting Information section.  

Please note - if you apply and do not currently have an NMC pin you will not be shortlisted and your application will not be processed. 


Main duties of the job

The post holder is responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of evidenced-based nursing care, working collaboratively and co-operatively with others to meet the needs of patients and their families.

Assist in the management and organisation of their clinical area and participating in the education, development and supervision of other staff members.

Please read attached job description for further info. 

Working for our organisation

We believe staff are our best asset and we want you to be happy and confident about starting your career here in Swansea Bay University Health Board. 

As one of the biggest healthcare groups in the UK we can offer a wealth of professional training and development opportunities in an innovative, forward-thinking organisation.

We are an inclusive employer and welcome applications from everyone whatever their sex; religion or belief; race; age; sexual orientation; gender identity or, whether they are pregnant or have recently been on maternity leave, married or are in a civil partnership; or, whether they are disabled.

Our values - Caring For Each Other, Working Together and Always Improving, show that our commitment to equality is at the heart of everything we do.

If you want excellent career and training opportunities while living on the doorstep of some of Europe's most spectacular scenery, with all the benefits of a thriving and cosmopolitan city - look no further.

An ambitious organisation, channelling the power of Digital:

The Health Board has an ambitious digital plan which recognises the importance of digital as an enabler to improving patient care, safety and quality whilst also delivering transformational change. The digital team work closely with nurse colleagues to design, develop and implement systems to enable the delivery of transformational change whilst also bringing our offer in line with increasing expectations of technology in people’s daily lives.

Come and join us at Swansea Bay UHB where we are maximising digital and using it to transform how people’s health and care. You will use digital solutions such as Hospital Electronic Prescribing and Medicines  Administration (HEPMA), electronic nursing documentation the Welsh Nursing Care Record (WNCR) and Electronic Whiteboard Solution (SIGNAL) to improve safety, experience and outcomes for patients and staff. Patients and their carers will also engage with you using the Swansea Bay Patient Portal, empowering them to work closer with you on managing their care. Digital nursing is the future.


Detailed job description and main responsibilities

We are seeking Nurses from a wide range of healthcare settings, who are able to transfer and add valuable clinical skills to their team.  You will need to have:

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

A positive attitude

An organised methodical approach

Ability to be flexible

Ability to use your own initiative and also work within an integrated multi-disciplinary team

A desire to provide excellent quality individualised and holistic care to patients and families.

Please see job description for full details. 

If you are looking for flexible working / Nurse Bank please don’t apply to this vacancy as this is separate. You will instead need to contact 



Person specification

Qualifications and Knowledge

Essential criteria
  • Current Registration with NMC
  • Experience of dealing with members of the public
Desirable criteria
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the supervisory skills and competencies required for the post


Essential criteria
  • Evidence of working within multidisciplinary team
Desirable criteria
  • Enhanced practical skills in patient care

Skills and Abilities

Essential criteria
  • Good Communication skills, both written and verbal
Desirable criteria
  • Enthusiasm to develop further professional knowledge/skills

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Apprenticeships logoNo smoking policyStonewall Health ChampionsMindful employer.  Being positive about mental health.Age positiveDisability confident employerCore principlesStonewall Hyrwyddwr Amrywiaeth Diversity Champion

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Welsh language skills are desirable

Documents to download

Apply online now

Further details / informal visits contact

Catherine Griffiths
Job title
Resourcing Officer
Email address
Telephone number
01639 862309